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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was impressed by how clean the hostel was, the first impression felt like a hotel. The staff is also really friendly, they help you planning your trip, i even got a free lift. Thumbs up guys! The area is really quiet and peacefull. For a backpacker I would recommend to buy food beforehand, the shop in the town is... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've stayed in a lot of hostels across the world and this one would have to be up there as one of the best. Very clean, spacious rooms, soft mattress. The hall way of the dorm feels like a fancy hotel! I also want to say I'm pleased to see that this hostel only has mixed gender dorms and no... More 

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Thank AFA007
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Up there with the BEST!!!! Woohoo, that's what we like to hear AFA007! We're glad to hear that you like the layout of our hostel and appreciate the way we do things! Thank for the review and enjoy the rest of your travels :) More 

Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good hostel, big clean rooms, lots of things in the kitchen, nicely decorated. Showers were ok, but I have had better (the waters went to wide). $32 per night is the cheapest. Stayed here for 1 night. Did not get the social vibe that I got in other hostels. And the internet sucks.

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Thank Evi V
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Evi V, thank you for the review, we appreciate your feedback :) More 

Ipoh, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is located in a very strategic location, it only takes 7-minute drive to reach the 12 Apostles. In addition, hostel staffs were friendly and cheerful, not to mention that the room was tidy and clean. In my opinion, the plus of this hostel is its proximity to the beach of Campbell Bay(it only takes 5-minute walk), which is... More 

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Thank ChongSeng
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

ChongSeng, we do say the "1 night's not enough"!!! It lovely to hear about your beautiful experience here at our Hostel and all the wonderful recommendations you have for all of our future guests :) Thank you More 

Tarragona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was really friendly and helpful and the hostel was totally clean and tidy. The facilities are amazing and the situation of the hostel too. Otherwise, is a good place for young people. Highly recommened !!!

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Thank Eva B
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Eva B! What an amazingly spectacular and top notch review :) Thank you from all of us here at Port Campbell Hostel, it's great to hear that you have such a good time :) More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

During my visit to Melbourne, Port Campbell Hostell is the most unforgettable place I've visited. The beach is just infront of our room. The view, the interior of the hostel is amazing. Not to forget the owner is very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Nora Alia Y
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Wowzer Nora Alia Y! What a cracker of a review :) We're so happy we made such an impression and a massive thank you from all of us here at Port Campbell Hostel :) More 

canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The hostel is clean and comfortable but for 130 dollars it is way overpriced.I understand that a hostel has different rules however when booking a double room at that price you shouldn't have to pick up your linen .There was no WiFi in our room and as an older adult I felt that the owner could have been more respectful... More 

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Thank inuvit
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Hello inuvit, we're sorry to hear that your experience didn't match that of other guests. Thank you very much for your feedback, as always, we give high importance to what all of our guests have to say about us and when necessary, we make the appropriate changes. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place is sick, it's a great great hostel. Good rooms, amazing common area, decent kitchen. It's bordering on hotel quality. Only strange thing is the bathrooms and toilets totally un private location in the main corridor. With no seperate private rooms!

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Thank Tom W
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Tom W, we can't thank you enough for the 5* review, it's great to hear this place is Sick (we're sure you mean "Amazing", "Great" and "Awesome") More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The best hostel to spend the night while exploring the great ocean road. During our whole stay the employers were friendly and helpful, and recommended us several spots to visit as a tourist. It was very clean in all of the common areas. It was quite and a relaxed environment as well, and close to restaurants if you happen to... More 

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Thank Johanne B
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Johanne B, we're so happy you enjoyed your stay and exploring all of the beautiful spots in the area. Thank you for taking the time to review us :) More 

Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great location, free parking, amazing common area / lounge / dining room. Dorms are very spacious and very clean. Showers and toilets are a bit strange and don't feel very private, as they are in the middle of the hallway. Staff were excellent.

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Thank IWanderAr0und
ManagerPortCambell, Manager at Port Campbell Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there IWanderAr0und :) We're so glad you enjoyed staying at our Hostel and a massive Thank you for a wonderful review :) More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel is located at the heart of the idyllic coastal village of Port Campbell, on Victoria’s famous Great Ocean Road. Set in a picturesque horseshoe shaped bay in the pristine Port Campbell National Park on the aptly named Shipwreck Coast, some of Australia’s most iconic tourist attractions are less than 10 minutes away; including the world renowned 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, London Bridge and the stunning Bay of Islands. Our hostel enjoys superior ratings and reviews on key backpacker booking sites, has sustained an excellent rating on TripAdvisor and enjoys ratings that place us among the top Victorian hostels. Plus, we are regularly ranked as one of the cleanest facilities in Australia. Our hostel is a modern, custom designed facility that provides travellers with all the mod-cons to provide the very best budget accommodation for people seeking an affordable Great Ocean Road experience. It was meticulously designed and purpose built to cater to the needs of backpacker guests on over-night or short-stay visits. Its design provides a contemporary and vibrant accommodation experience, with 15 rooms offering a range of bedding types. While we are located close the heart of Port Campbell (with all the conveniences a traveller needs, along with a great range of shopping and dining venues) the hostel feels wonderfully remote. With breathtaking views across the Port Campbell National Park and northwards, up the Newfield Valley, natural light fills the hostel and provides both a unique and welcoming atmosphere. Being located less than a two minute stroll to the pristine Port Campbell beach, many guests can enjoy slipping off to sleep to the dull roar of the mighty Southern Ocean, pounding the cliffs of Port Campbell Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port Campbell Hostel

Address: 18 Tregea St, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Port Campbell
Price Range: €51 - €147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Port Campbell Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Best view, room is super duper cool and neat. It feels like HOME!”
 of 5 bubbles n0raaliay, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“6 bed dorm”
 of 5 bubbles 276tejasp, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The wifi works only in the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles sumkhuuy, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I payed an extra $2 for the 4-bed dorm (in contrast to the 10-bed dorm) and had it all to myself!”
 of 5 bubbles K-suerte, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room 1 and it was very suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles RDTC2013, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
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